Sights & Sounds Presents Broken Social Scene: ‘You Forgot It in People’ by Doublenaut


This week, I’m pleased to bring the second Broken Social Scene Sights & Sounds wallpaper: You Forgot It In People by Doublenaut. The Toronto brothers–Andrew & Matt McCracken–bring us a piece that intermixes daydreams with reality, all through a forgotten glow, perfectly suited for an album that I absolutely adore.

Speaking on creating the piece, here is what they had to say:

I have always been a big fan of this record. Very experimental and beautiful pop songs. Aside from being a great album, It helped put Canadian indie rock on the map and paved the way for many more talented Toronto musicians.

It was hard coming up with an image that illustrated “You Forgot It In People” as a whole so I decided to focus on a specific song. “Looks Just Like The Sun” is one of the more mellow tracks on the album. It has a really dreamy feel to it which I wanted the wallpaper to have as well. I used some imagery from the lyrics and layered all of the pieces over each other. Broken Social Scene are known for layering instruments and voices so I thought that approach would be appropriate.

The result is spectacular and a stellar entry into the series. Next week, we’ll be pushing forward to the next wallpaper for the band’s self-titled Broken Social Scene. Stay tuned and we’ll be announcing it next Wednesday!


3 Comments Sights & Sounds Presents Broken Social Scene: ‘You Forgot It in People’ by Doublenaut

  1. John April 6, 2011 at 1:23 PM

    One of my all time favorite albums and I think this totally did justice to the album! I think the style and the feeling matches the tone of the album pretty well!

  2. Gully April 7, 2011 at 7:38 AM

    I love your Desktop Wallpaper Project and Broken Social Scene is one my all time favorite bands, so this project is especially exciting, but for these wallpapers, I don’t see the 1440 X 900 version that all your other desktops have – would it be possible to include those versions too?

  3. Joe April 8, 2011 at 1:02 AM

    Where’s the 1440×900 love?

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